After graduating at King’s College Hospital Medical School in the early 1980’s, Dr Kwan trained in Renal and General Medicine in a number of London Teaching Hospitals, including King’s, St. George’s and The Royal London. Dr Kwan was first appointed as a Consultant Nephrologist in 1994; he then rose through the ranks of Clinical Director, Divisional Director and Medical Director at Epsom & St Helier Hospitals.
In 2010, Dr Kwan took a sabbatical and worked abroad for a couple years, where he gained substantial international experience. He is now a consultant nephrologist and general physician at Darent Valley Hospital, Kent. He is also an honorary consultant at King’s College Hospital, where he has regular clinical sessions.
Dr Kwan has extensive clinical experience in treating all types of kidney patients for over 30 years, with the last 20 being at the Consultant level. He gained a number of national accolades including the Winner of UK Hospital Doctor of the Year in Innovation, 2004, and Runner-up in Renal Team, 2007. Dr Kwan has published over 65 peer-reviewed papers in numerous high-impact journals.
Dr Kwan was awarded a MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for Services to the NHS in 2020.
1981 MB BS (University of London)
1988 Diploma in Immunology (University of London) (Distinction)
1989 MSc in Biochemistry (University of London)
1993 MD – Doctorate of Medicine (University of London)
1995 FRCPI (Ireland)
1998 MBA (International Management Centre, UK)
1998 FRCPE (Edinburgh)
1998 FRCP (London)
2001 Certificate of Teaching (London Deanery)
2013 Assigned Educational and Clinical Supervisor (Health Education South West)